Table 17_1_6-1a

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 17_1_6.1a
Physician office and hospital outpatient visits per 100 population,a by race, United States, 2006–2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 353.510.4363.116.6337.227.1318.653.7709.4150.6314.557.081.014.1
Age0–17284.513.0294.521.3263.536.3338.861.9DSUDSUDSUDSU67.116.1
18–44251.29.5255.214.9265.824.0205.041.1487.9135.4220.546.164.115.0
45–64395.512.4395.419.2423.437.9358.180.1DSUDSU418.492.9127.532.3
65 and over721.527.3722.842.9718.084.7723.2161.6DSUDSU970.4230.0DSUDSU
GenderMale296.28.7304.613.8276.624.3280.650.3DSUDSU240.456.672.515.4
Female408.512.8420.220.4389.833.3354.361.6912.2186.3387.270.089.117.6
Residence locationMSA362.712.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Non-MSA306.341.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a Rates were computed using 2000-based postcensal estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population as of July 1.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_6-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/17_utilization/T17_1_6-1a.html